Saudi-led strikes kill 30 in northern Yemen, Houthis say| Reuters
Jul 06, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
SANAA Air strikes by Saudi-led forces killed 30 civilians in an attack on a market in northern Yemen on Sunday, the Houthi-run news agency Saba said, as U.N. mediators pushed for a humanitarian pause in fighting that has killed nearly 3,000 since Mar...
Rubbing along with robots tackles Abe's double dilemma| Reuters
Jul 05, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
TOKYO Factory worker Satomi Iwata has new co-workers, a troupe of humanoid automata that are helping to address two of Japan's most pressing concerns - a shortage of labour and a need for growth.The 19 robots, which cost her employer Glory Ltd about ...
China rolls out emergency measures to prevent stock market crash| Reuters
Jul 05, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's stock markets face a make-or-break week after officials rolled out an unprecedented series of steps at the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market crash that would threaten the world's second-largest economy.The governme...
UK employment visa row: Is India Inc protesting too much?
Jul 05, 2015 at 16:31 | Source:
LONDON: When high-rolling businesses with markets to conquer on the cheap and cynical politicians with constituencies to please come together, conflict is always around the corner waiting to erupt at the slightest sign of what the other side might se...
Black money law: Compliance window not open for those being probed now
Jul 04, 2015 at 14:19 | Source:
New Delhi - The government on Friday said Indians against whom information has been received from foreign nations on overseas accounts or assets will not be eligible to use compliance window to make voluntary disclosures under the stringent new black...
Gold prices in India at deep discounts on sluggish demand| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
MUMBAI/SINGAPORE Gold prices in major consumer India were quoted at deep discounts to the global benchmark this week on tepid demand and adequate levels of inventory, dealers said.Prices were quoted at a discount of $8 to $15 an ounce over London pri...
Stock markets extend recent gains to hit 2-1/2-month highs| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
MUMBAI India's stock markets hit their highest in 2-1/2 months on Friday and posted their third consecutive weekly gain given a Greece default is seen as factored in, while better-than-expected progress of the monsoon also helped sentiment.Among gain...
China hunts for manipulators as stocks tumble| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
SHANGHAI Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown ...